• The FA Cup
  • Date: Sat 29 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:00
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Clark 10"

Pires 34"

Delfouneso 41"

3 - 1

Aston Villa vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Friedel
36 Walker
24 Cuellar
21 Clark10"
32 Baker
8 Pires34"
20 Reo-Coker
25 Bannan
11 Agbonlahor
18 Heskey
14 Delfouneso41"
Substitutes
33 Marshall
6 Downing
7 Young
12 Albrighton
16 Delph
19 Petrov
29 Collins

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Salgado
4 Samba
31 Hanley
3 Olsson
15 Nzonzi
17 Andrews
12 Pedersen
23 Hoilett
30 Roberts
18 Santa Cruz
Substitutes
13 Bunn
2 Jones
9 Kalinic17"
10 Diouf
11 Grella
21 Mwaruwari
35 Lowe

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Aston Villa

W L L W W W W W

Blackburn Rovers

L D L W W W D L


Live Text Commentary
91:48 +1.48
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line, Carlos Cuellar makes a clearance.

91:34 +1.34
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen sends in a cross, Grant Hanley takes a shot. Ciaran Clark gets a block in.

91:24 +1.24
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a short corner.

87:41
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey by Christopher Samba. James Collins takes the direct free kick.

85:29
 

Benjani Mwaruwari produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

84:31
Substitution
 

Benjani Mwaruwari replaces Jason Roberts. Foul by Emile Heskey on Grant Hanley, free kick awarded. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

82:42
 

The ball is sent over by Stewart Downing.

82:12
 

Corner taken by Barry Bannan.

80:29
 

Stewart Downing takes a shot. Nigel Reo-Coker takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Hanley. Christopher Samba gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Bannan.

80:16
 

Shot by Stewart Downing. Paul Robinson makes a brilliant save.

79:52
 

Kyle Walker concedes a free kick for a foul on David Hoilett. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the direct free kick.

76:17
 

The official flags Martin Olsson offside. Brad Friedel restarts play with the free kick.

75:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Roberts on Nigel Reo-Coker. Direct free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

74:45
 

Shot by Stewart Downing. Save made by Paul Robinson.

74:19
 

Christopher Samba concedes a free kick for a foul on Nigel Reo-Coker. Free kick taken by James Collins.

72:50
 

Marc Albrighton challenges Grant Hanley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant Hanley.

71:02
Substitution
 

Marc Albrighton is brought on as a substitute for Nathan Delfouneso. Shot on goal by David Hoilett from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

70:21
 

The ball is swung over by Jason Roberts.

69:36
Substitution
 

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Vincenzo Grella coming on for Keith Andrews.

69:18
 

The ball is swung over by Martin Olsson.

68:41
 

The ball is swung over by Martin Olsson, clearance by Stewart Downing.

67:10
Substitution
 

James Collins comes on in place of Robert Pires.

66:51
 

The ball is sent over by David Hoilett.

65:54
 

The ball is delivered by Stewart Downing, Grant Hanley manages to make a clearance.

64:00
 

A cross is delivered by David Hoilett.

63:30
 

Emile Heskey fouled by Jason Roberts, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ciaran Clark.

61:50
Red card
 

The referee shows Nathan Baker a red card for serious foul play. Foul by Nathan Baker on David Hoilett, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

60:04
 

Keith Andrews has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

59:40
 

Nigel Reo-Coker concedes a free kick for a foul on David Hoilett. Keith Andrews takes the direct free kick.

57:22
 

The ball is crossed by Stewart Downing.

56:03
 

David Hoilett sends in a cross.

53:28
 

Shot by Kyle Walker. Blocked by Grant Hanley. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Bannan, Ciaran Clark produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

49:01
 

Foul by Grant Hanley on Emile Heskey, free kick awarded. Robert Pires restarts play with the free kick.

48:01
 

Corner taken by Robert Pires, Close range header by Nathan Baker misses to the right of the target.

47:28
 

Corner taken by Robert Pires, clearance made by Christopher Samba.

46:59
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Bannan, clearance by Christopher Samba.

46:19
 

Stewart Downing crosses the ball.

45:03
Substitution
 

Stewart Downing comes on in place of Gabriel Agbonlahor.

44:43
 

Shot from just outside the area by Gabriel Agbonlahor misses to the left of the target.

43:17
 

Martin Olsson produces a drilled right-footed shot from 18 yards.

41:48
Goal
 

Nathan Delfouneso finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from Nathan Baker.

41:21
 

Martin Olsson delivers the ball, Nigel Reo-Coker manages to make a clearance.

39:20
 

A cross is delivered by Nathan Baker, clearance made by Christopher Samba.

38:33
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Christopher Samba takes a shot. Brilliant save by Brad Friedel.

37:57
 

Nikola Kalinic takes a shot. Blocked by Robert Pires.

37:30
 

Corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

37:23
 

The ball is sent over by Jason Roberts, clearance made by Carlos Cuellar.

36:05
 

Ciaran Clark challenges David Hoilett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Morten Gamst Pedersen, save made by Brad Friedel.

34:15
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Robert Pires from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Aston Villa 2-1 Blackburn.Nathan Baker crosses the ball.

32:15
 

Barry Bannan has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

30:27
 

Unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor by Michel Salgado results in a free kick. Gabriel Agbonlahor restarts play with the free kick.

27:02
 

Martin Olsson fouled by Emile Heskey, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

24:55
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Hoilett. Carlos Cuellar takes the indirect free kick.

24:05
 

Effort on goal by Barry Bannan from 35 yards went over.

20:09
 

Ciaran Clark fouled by David Hoilett, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Barry Bannan.

19:38
 

Robert Pires takes a inswinging corner.

19:23
 

The ball is delivered by Kyle Walker.

18:42
 

Unfair challenge on Nathan Delfouneso by Morten Gamst Pedersen results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Pires.

17:30
Goal
 

Nikola Kalinic fires in a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn.Assist by Michel Salgado.

15:33
 

David Hoilett takes a shot. Brad Friedel makes a save.

13:43
 

The ball is crossed by Gabriel Agbonlahor, Shot from inside the area by Nathan Delfouneso clears the bar.

12:30
 

Martin Olsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Kyle Walker. Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

10:46
Goal
 

Ciaran Clark finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Aston Villa 1-0 Blackburn.Inswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan from the right by-line, the assist for the goal came from Barry Bannan.

9:56
Substitution
 

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Nikola Kalinic coming on for Roque Santa Cruz. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Pires from the left by-line, Ciaran Clark takes a shot. Blocked by Michel Salgado.

7:55
 

David Hoilett concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Pires. Direct free kick taken by Nigel Reo-Coker.

7:07
 

Emile Heskey produces a cross.

6:16
 

Michel Salgado has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

6:08
 

The ball is swung over by Michel Salgado, Kyle Walker makes a clearance.

4:18
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Bannan.

4:06
 

Emile Heskey takes a shot. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

2:33
 

David Hoilett concedes a free kick for a foul on Nigel Reo-Coker. Ciaran Clark takes the direct free kick.

:42
 

Barry Bannan has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

:37
 

Kyle Walker sends in a cross.